This post is a shout out to Wendy at Cabot Cheese! I’m so glad you enjoyed my review of all of the amazing free samples your shop has to offer hungry travelers on road trips.
Below is my favorite picture posing with the cow cutouts outside the Waterbury, Vermont tasting shop. My boyfriend and his favorite travel monkey, Nappy, are HUGE fans of cows. That monkey makes just as much cow noise as it does monkey noise, which is a little unsettling when you stop to think about it.
On our most recent road trip through the northeast, we were accompanied by not one, but FOUR travel monkeys. The concept of the travel monkey came about as a direct result of my unhealthy obsession with gnomes. To cope with the overabundance of gnomes taking up room in the Jeep, he began collecting monkey companions to restore the balance.
But don’t think for a minute that my favorite monkey and I were left out of the wooden cutout fun. Ginger Sauce (AKA Dunkey) and I got our very own photo shoot at the Ben & Jerry’s Factory.
We were such big fans of your cheese that we ordered a gift box to send back to our friends back in Chicago that picked up our mail and watered our plants while we were away. Given the recent 90-degree temperatures, we thought it best not to haul cheese around for a few weeks un-refrigerated in the Jeep. I figured our friends would appreciate that!